DAR's vetting processes bring institutional-level diligence to crypto markets and the latest vetting process results in 21 Vetted Exchanges, 15 Watchlist Exchanges, and 48 Benchmark Assets
NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Digital Asset Research (DAR), a leading provider of crypto asset data and research, today announced the release of its January 2022 Crypto Exchange Vetting and Asset Vetting results. DAR's vetting processes apply institutional-level diligence to digital asset markets to meet an industry-wide need for reliable crypto data in an environment where cryptocurrencies trade across hundreds of lightly regulated or unregulated exchanges.
Over 450 exchanges were evaluated to identify 21 Vetted Exchanges: Binance.US; bitbank; Bitfinex; bitFlyer; BITFRONT; Bitso; Bitstamp; Bittrex; CEX.IO; Coinbase Pro; Coincheck; CoinField; Gemini; GMO Coin Co.; itBit; Kraken; Liquid; LMAX Digital; Luno; Okcoin; and Zaif.
Fifteen exchanges are now considered Watchlist Exchanges for potential future inclusion on the Vetted Exchanges list: Binance; Bitcoin.com; Bitkub; BKEX; BTCMarkets; CoinEx; CoinTiger; Dcoin; FTX; Gate.io; Huobi; KuCoin; LATOKEN; Phemex; and Poloniex. Bidesk and BHEX were removed from the Watchlist as they are no longer operating.
The Asset Vetting process evaluated over 1000 digital assets to identify 48 benchmark assets and over 600 non-benchmark assets. In the latest evaluation, Compound (COMP), Gnosis (GNO), Livepeer (LPT), Waves (WAVES), and Zilliqa (ZIL) were added to the Benchmark Asset list.
The Benchmark Asset list also continues to include 0x (ZRX); Aave (AAVE); Algorand (ALGO); Augur (REP); Bancor Network Token (BNT); Basic Attention Token (BAT); Bitcoin (BTC); Bitcoin Cash (BCH); Cardano (ADA); Chainlink (LINK); Cosmos (ATOM); Curve DAO Token (CRV); Dash (DASH); Decentraland (MANA); Dogecoin (DOGE); Elrond (EGLD); Enzyme (MLN); EOS (EOS); Ethereum (ETH); Kusama (KSM); Kyber Network (KNC); Loopring (LRC); Maker (MKR); Monero (XMR); OMG Network (OMG); Orchid (OXT); Polkadot (DOT); Polygon (MATIC); Qtum (QTUM); REN (REN); Solana (SOL); Stellar (XLM); Storj (STORJ); Sushi (SUSHI); Synthetix (SNX); Tezos (XTZ); The Graph (GRT); The Sandbox (SAND); TRON (TRX); UMA (UMA); Uniswap (UNI); yearn.finance (YFI); and Zcash (ZEC).